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neils brain - damage Werknicke area and Broca area Anomia...

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Yes, and that’s not all. The sylvian fissure, the great infolded cleft that separates the temporal lobe from the rest of the cerebral hemisphere, is usually long and straight on the left side. On the right side, it is shorter and curls upward more noticeably. This reflects a right-left difference in the size of several brain areas. One of these is the “planum temporale,” the part of the temporal lobe buried in the sylvian fissure, extending from the auditory area to the back end of the fissure. Such aphasia — as damage-induced disturbances in language abilities are collectively known — is distinguished from mere difficulties in speech itself. Usually affected by left-brain
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Unformatted text preview: damage. Werknicke area and Broca area Anomia, Neil’s inability to utter the name after successfully speaking the preamble, is closer to being a specific problem with language. anomic aphasia — finding the right name When nerve cells become very active, they increase the blood flow to their local region of brain, Wada Test- The test not only shows which side of the brain contains the major language functions, but it is also used to determine whether each side of the brain is capable of managing recent memory functions on its own, when the other side inactivated....
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